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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.

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North Korean Missile Threat Raises Political Risk Levels

Posted by Julian Macey-Dare 21 July 2017

Tensions are growing following reports of missile testing by North Korea. With increased political risk, this blog explores things to consider. 

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Petya/GoldenEye Cyber-Attack Drives New Focus on Cyber Resilience

Posted by Thomas Reagan 30 June 2017

Today’s ever-evolving and unpredictable pandemic cyber-attacks necessitate continual assessments and improvements to cyber insurance and risk management programs.

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WannaCry Means GottaAct: Lessons in Ransomware’s Wake

Posted by Thomas Reagan 18 May 2017

Firms need a comprehensive cyber risk management strategy to ensure a quick, effective response against ransomware and other evolving threats.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Don’t Neglect Trade Credit Risks in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

Posted by Tim Smith 25 January 2017

In a struggling and uncertain global economy, companies should work to mitigate and transfer trade credit risks.

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Related to: Trade Credit

Social Engineering Fraud: Could You be Hooked by a Phishing Scam?

Posted by Eleni Petros 20 January 2017

As email scams become more sophisticated, companies should take steps to minimise the risks to their business.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Three Ways to Use The Global Risks Report 2017 in Your Organization

Posted by Brian C. Elowe 13 January 2017

Annual World Economic Forum report offers chance to highlight geopolitical, environmental, technological, and other risks facing your organization.

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Global Risks Report Highlights Geopolitical and Technological Risks

Posted by John Drzik 11 January 2017

Today’s business leaders face new threats but can find new opportunities in a changing global risk landscape.

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Cyber Risks – How They Can Originate from Your Business Network

Posted by Sek Seong Lim 16 November 2016

In today’s digital world, customers, business partners, and suppliers are interdependent in a highly integrated ecommerce infrastructure, and the effects of a cyber attack can be felt across the entire commerce network. Therefore, a collaborative effort is required to safeguard all parties’ online interests.

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Claiming Against Your Insurance Policy – Is there Such a Thing as a Straightforward Claim?

Posted by Wendy Lim 10 November 2016

A good claims outcome is undoubtedly the most important deliverable of the insurance product that you have bought, and you would understandably expect the correct claims to be paid in the shortest possible time.

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Related to: Claims , Claims Management

Supply Chains Vulnerable Following Hanjin Administration

Posted by David Tate 16 September 2016

South Korean shipping company Hanjin has entered administration, and as the situation develops, it is clear supply chains could be vulnerable to disruption.

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